Even in Summer, We Have to Keep Fighting


Beginning tomorrow, Grant Reed of Bellview, Ohio will travel to Capital Hill to share his pediatric brain tumor personal story as part of the 2016 Children’s Hospital Association’s Family Advocacy Day.  Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, a partner with IFF and home to the Ian's Friends Foundation Laboratories, is a member of the Children's Hospital Association. [...]

Even in Summer, We Have to Keep Fighting2020-01-29T01:26:18-05:00

Brain Tumor Awareness Month and Exciting IFF News!


May is an exciting time at IFF as we celebrate Brain Tumor Awareness month and help to bring attention to the facts about pediatric brain tumors.  All month we will be sharing facts and information to help bring awareness about brain tumors and our efforts to support pediatric brain tumor research. This month IFF is [...]

Brain Tumor Awareness Month and Exciting IFF News!2020-01-29T01:26:18-05:00

“Concert for a Cause” Is May 21st!


Click on this blog to purchase tickets here for "Concert for a Cause" this Saturday, May 21st at 5 Seasons Brewing Company!  Join us for an evening of great food, beer, silent auction, and fun featuring the students and teachers of Sandy Springs Music performing for attendees from 5:00-8:00 p.m.  All proceeds from "Concert for a [...]

“Concert for a Cause” Is May 21st!2020-01-29T01:26:18-05:00

Save the Dates: Upcoming IFF Events!


2016 "Evening of Inspiration" Saturday, November 5, 2016 InterContinental Hotel Buckhead Mark your calendars for IFF's biggest fundraiser of the year, the 9th annual Ian's Friends Foundation Evening of Inspiration. This year IFF is thrilled to honor long-time IFF supporters, Billi and Bernie Marcus. If you have not received an invitation in the past, or [...]

Save the Dates: Upcoming IFF Events!2020-01-29T01:26:18-05:00

The Generosity of Friends


IFF was overwhelmed by the generosity of Fusion Dance Centre, a premier dance studio based in Roselle Park, New Jersey, who recently held their biennial charity dance benefit, "Brand New Day" supporting Ian's Friends Foundation.  All proceeds from the event were donated to IFF and totaled more than $10,700. Throughout the event, dancers from Fusion [...]

The Generosity of Friends2016-02-03T12:19:35-05:00

Our Focus for 2016


Ian's Friends Foundation (IFF) continues to lead a relentless fight against pediatric brain tumors and is committed to supporting innovative research in search of a cure. In 2015, we succeeded in this effort with 3 new projects: 1) Partnering with Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorder Center to help treat pediatric low-grade gliomas, 2) Expanding [...]

Our Focus for 20162020-01-29T01:26:18-05:00

Ian Attends Governor’s Proclamation of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month


September is nearly over but IFF's efforts to raise awareness for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month continue! Most notably, Ian Yagoda and his mom, Cheryl, recently attended the signing of the Governor's Proclamation for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month on September 9th. Ian is seen here with Senator Judson Hill as he reads the proclamation. This was [...]

Ian Attends Governor’s Proclamation of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month2020-01-29T01:26:18-05:00

Updates from Ian’s Friends Foundation Research Labs


Summer has been full of exciting news from the research labs that IFF helps to fund for specific pediatric brain tumor research. One incredible piece of news is the naming of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta research laboratories in honor of Ian’s Friends Foundation. We could not be more grateful. Notably, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta [...]

Updates from Ian’s Friends Foundation Research Labs2020-01-29T01:26:18-05:00

Summer News from IFF


Summer is our favorite time of year. The kids can relax, enjoy time away from school, and we take a much needed family vacation. Unfortunately for many children living with pediatric brain tumors, summer is no time for a break. For many kids, like Briah above, summer represents a continuation of their treatment, frequent doctor [...]

Summer News from IFF2015-09-11T16:54:29-04:00

IFF to Support New Groundbreaking Research Projects


May is Brain Tumor Awareness month and IFF is proud to share a month of information about our efforts to support brain tumor research and awareness. Specifically, IFF is thrilled to announce the funding of 2 new research projects at our affiliate labs with Georgia Institute of Technology and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Both projects [...]

IFF to Support New Groundbreaking Research Projects2020-01-29T01:26:18-05:00